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Let the death of Van not be in vain: HullsMar 03 2012

THE VICTORIAN Government has offered assistance to a Singapore Law Society review of the mandatory death penalty, the state’s Attorney-Gen

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Mar 03 2012Perth demand brings in legal recruiters

PERTH LAWYERS looking for work will have access to a new office of Hays Legal recruitment agency, th...

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Mar 03 2012AML still threatens privilege

DESPITE A specific provision in the draft anti-money laundering law stating that it does not affect ...

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Mar 03 2012New Paris team for Simmons & Simmons

LAW FIRM Simmons & Simmons has appointed a new real estate team to its Paris office. Led by Edou...

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Mar 03 2012Victorians have say in new judicial officer

IN AN Australian first, Victorians will have a say in the selection of a magistrate for a justice ce...

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Law Council condemns govt inactionMar 03 2012

THE LAW Council of Australia has spoken out against the effect of the Federal Government’s inaction over the fate of Guantanamo Bay detain...

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Profession pays tribute to Justice LockhartMar 03 2012

FORMER FEDERAL Court judge John Lockhart passed away in Sydney last week. Federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock paid tribute to the judge,...

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Takeovers Panel rejects ‘exaggeration’Mar 03 2012

AUSTRALIA’S corporate Takeovers Panel has rejected claims by The Australian newspaper that the Government has ordered an independent revie...

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Candidates hold aces in legal recruitmentMar 03 2012

THERE WILL be no respite for law firms in 2006 as the quest for talented lawyers becomes increasingly tougher, particularly in the corporate...

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Still strong despite losses: MiddletonsMar 03 2012

WHILE UK-based law firm Holman Fenwick & Willan recently claimed a victory for its first Australian office in acquiring partners from bo...

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